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Lightning Sparks 800-Plus Fires in California

Posted Monday, June 23, 2008

US Health Official Says Flu Threat High

Posted Monday, June 23, 2008

A Plea to Save Hospitals

The more than $50 million in proposed cuts to the L.A. County health-care system would lead to longer ER waits, reduce the number of ambulances and slash services.

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008

Agreement Gives More 9/11 Workers Health Benefits

Gov. David Paterson reached an agreement with New York state legislative leaders to extend health benefits to hundreds of 9/11 responders.

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008

Ambulance Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Land O'Lakes

An AMR ambulance hit and killed a Florida man Thursday night.

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008

Cuts to Slow Help's Arrival

Response times are expected to increase when Atlanta's public subsidy for ambulance service ends next Monday.

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008

Program Helps Reduce Paramedic Response Times

Fire officials in Annapolis (Md.) are crediting a pilot program that strategically uses their paramedics for improved response times.

Posted Sunday, June 22, 2008

New Trauma Center Sought

Community and health care leaders are rallying to establish a trauma center in Montgomery County, Texas.

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2008

Delayed Ambulance Never Reached Wounded Baby Girl

An ambulance did not arrive until more than 12 minutes after Boston EMS was notified of an emergency at a Mattapan apartment where a baby was shot Monday night.

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2008

Air Trek Has Its License Revoked

Federal official have revoked Punta Gorda-based Air Trek air ambulance company's license.

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2008

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